January 2015 — The Super Bowl Issue


Whether you make one, two, or all three of these delicious seafood taco recipes for your Super Bowl party, they are guaranteed to be a highlight. My favorite is the... Read More

December, 2014 — The Holiday Issue


Celebrate this holiday season with a beautifully-roasted leg of lamb served hot off the grill. We’re offering up two recipes for your enjoyment: one rolled with a... Read More

November, 2014 — The Thanksgiving Issue


It probably comes as no surprise that here at Kalamazoo we think the best way to cook a turkey is by roasting it on the grill. You can achieve flavors that simply... Read More

October, 2014 — The Apple Issue


Fall is one of my favorite times of year to grill. The air is crisp, warm hearty meals suddenly feel particularly appealing, and there’s an abundance of new seasonal... Read More

September, 2014 — The Labor Day Issue


Kebabs may not be American in origin, but they have definitely become a popular part of American grilling festivities. Grilling colorful, flavorful tidbits arranged on... Read More

July, 2014 — The Independence Day Issue


Summer is now in full swing, and the 4th of July weekend is nearly upon us. At Kalamazoo it’s no secret that we are grilling fanatics, so it’s not surprising that this... Read More

June, 2014 — The Father’s Day Issue


Making pizzas with the entire family in the comfort and peace of your own backyard is a fantastic way to celebrate Father’s Day. Gather around the oven and let... Read More

May, 2014 — The Memorial Day Issue


Memorial Day is upon us. While remember those who have given their lives in service, we also celebrate the “official” beginning of the summer grilling season. What... Read More

April, 2014 — The Grilled Rabbit Issue


The days are getting warmer and longer. Soon friends and family will be gathering around the grill in homes all over the country. It is a great time of year.... Read More

March, 2014 - The Spring Issue


Spring has finally arrived after a long, snowy winter here in Kalamazoo. And while I’m a big proponent of year ‘round grilling, I’m always excited for the official... Read More

February, 2014 - The Valentine’s Day Issue


Valentine’s Day is a nice excuse to make a loved one feel special. And what better way to do that than firing up the grill and cooking a phenomenal meal that’s sure to... Read More

January, 2014 - The Super Bowl Issue


Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner, and I see this as a great excuse to shovel a path to my grill, get a hot fire going and create some seriously delicious... Read More

November, 2013 — The Thanksgiving Issue


Lunch at the Napa Valley Reserve. It’s been a busy fall season at Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet. We just returned from a successful show at the American Society of... Read More

August, 2013 — Summer Pizza Recipes


We’re always up for a pizza party, and we love to broaden our ingredient list with seasonal produce. In this issue we are taking advantage of fresh heirloom cherry... Read More

July, 2013 — Independence Day Recipes


The Saveur Test Kitchen team cooking on a Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Grill. Fire up your grill and celebrate friends, family and the 4th of July with a festive barbecue.... Read More

June, 2013 — Father’s Day Steak Dinner


Long-bone rib steaks cooking on a Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Grill.   If most dads are like me, they love a good steak dinner, so this Father’s Day issue is all about... Read More

May, 2013 — Memorial Day Recipes


Memorial Day marks the official start of “grilling season,” and Kalamazoo’s here to help you celebrate with some new Memorial Day Barbecue recipes. Start your party... Read More

January, 2013 — Pizza and Wings for Your Super Bowl Party


Shrimp and Spinach Pizza cooking in the Artisan Fire Pizza Oven. With conference championship weekend upon us, it is time for our annual Super Bowl recipe issue... Read More

December, 2012 — Rustic Recipes for the Holidays


A beautiful and amusing holiday card for food lovers from Nourishing Notes letterpress in Chicago. Check out our holiday gift guide at the end of this issue for more... Read More

November, 2012 — the Thanksgiving Issue


This year we offer a different take on the traditional Thanksgiving meal. In response to a number of reader requests, we went small and intimate with a holiday feast... Read More

October, 2012 Newsletter — The Grilled Cheese Issue


We recently held a fun grilled cheese sandwich demonstration and beer tasting at The Chopping Block cooking school in Chicago (where they conduct classes on their... Read More

September, 2012 Newsletter — The Labor Day Issue


Labor Day is a bitter sweet holiday for me. All of us at Kalamazoo love to celebrate a three-day weekend, but we’re also saying goodbye to summer. That means bidding... Read More

August, 2012 Newsletter — The Pizza Bianca Issue


It’s time for another pizza issue! Whether you have an outdoor pizza oven, or you cook your pizzas on the grill, you’re in for a treat with these five recipes for... Read More

July, 2012 Newsletter — The Independence Day Issue


One of the biggest grilling holidays of the year is just around the corner, and we’ve pulled together some easy and flavorful dishes for you. Fire up the grill, gather... Read More

June, 2012 Newsletter — The Father’s Day Issue


Whether Dad mans the grill this Sunday or the family takes the tongs, our holiday grill menu will make him feel truly special. Tomahawk Chops with Grilled Wild... Read More

May, 2012 Newsletter — The Memorial Day Issue


A short stint over a hot fire caramelizes the Onion Marmalade Barbecue sauce on our beef ribs. Memorial Day is our favorite holiday here at Kalamazoo because it... Read More

April, 2012 Newsletter — The Tuna Burgers Issue


You’ve waited since our Super Bowl newsletter for more recipes from Kalamazoo, and we’ve been very busy in the interim. If you have not already seen the new... Read More

January, 2012 Newsletter — The Big Game Issue


After braising in beer, whitetail short ribs are crisped-up on the grill We’re excited about our menu for this year’s Super Bowl. It all started with an idea, “Big... Read More

December, 2011 Newsletter — The Holiday Table Issue


We have had a great year at Kalamazoo in 2011. We hope the year has been equally kind to each of you. To show our appreciation for all we are blessed with, we are... Read More

October, 2011 Newsletter — The Fall Pizzas Issue


Crisp fall days have arrived, and it put me in a mood for some new pizzas. I went off to the farmer’s market to forage for ingredients, and, you guessed it, we now... Read More

September, 2011 Newsletter — The Labor Day Issue


Labor Day is considered by many to mark the end of the grilling season. A sad thought, but perhaps too true. I would like to say hogwash! It may indeed be the end of... Read More

August, 2011 Newsletter — The Hot Summer Issue


This issue started with an idea for the refreshing and light Blistered Tomato Salad, and things kind of spiraled out of control from there. The soft shell crabs looked... Read More

July, 2011 Newsletter — The Independence Day Issue


Celebrate our independence with a uniquely American bird cooked the American way. In this issue, we’re sharing our recipe for Barbecued Turkey Legs cooked low and slow... Read More

June, 2011 Newsletter — The Father’s Day Issue


Is Dad the grill master at your house? Take over the tongs for Father’s Day and show your appreciation for him with this easy-to-prepare menu. If he won’t surrender... Read More